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Amsterdam

The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra plays the Best of Bernstein

By , 07 July 2017
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Beautiful role debut for Malin Byström in Amsterdam Salome

By , 09 June 2017
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Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra premieres Easter Passions

By , 07 April 2017
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Dark Prokofiev and Shostakovich from Yefim Bronfman and Andris Nelsons at the Concertgebouw

By , 29 March 2017
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Over-the-top Elgar and hushed Mahler from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 02 March 2017
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A Dutch Lion: Haitink celebrates 60 years conducting the Royal Concertgebouw

By , 16 February 2017
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Beauty and the Beast battle for our hearts and ears in Amsterdam

By , 12 January 2017
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London

Hammered home: the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in Wagner, Mahler and Berg

By , 17 December 2016
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London

A hand of aces from Lisa Batiashvili, Daniele Gatti and the Royal Concertgebouw in London

By , 16 December 2016
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Amsterdam

Christine Goerke's superb Brünnhilde at the Concertgebouw

By , 09 December 2016
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Washington

Powerful Mahler 5 from the Royal Concertgebouw in Washington DC

By , 29 November 2016
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Amsterdam

Magnificent terror in new Requiem for Hieronymus Bosch in Amsterdam

By , 05 November 2016
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Daniele Gatti and the RCO make it official during showcase concert

By , 09 September 2016
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Dublin

The Royal Concertgebouw opens the Dublin season with a generous helping of Romantic fare

By , 27 August 2016
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Amsterdam

Caged bird: Tchaikovsky stars in Herheim's remarkable Pique Dame at Dutch National Opera

By , 09 June 2016
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Noble nostalgia: Bychkov’s enraptures in Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov at the Concertgebouw

By , 12 May 2016
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Challenging a legacy: disappointing Welser-Möst debut with the RCO

By , 20 April 2016
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Buoyant Brahms’ First from the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra under Iván Fischer

By , 06 April 2016
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Romantic heroes celebrated by Daniele Gatti in Amsterdam

By , 31 March 2016
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Jazzy optimism: Thibaudet’s Gershwin and Nelsons’ Shostakovich-Lite

By , 18 February 2016
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Sovereign Mahler from Matthias Goerne and the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 12 February 2016
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Anatomy of Fear: Otto Tausk leads an audio-visual tour at the Concertgebouw

By , 14 January 2016
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Majestic perfection: Thibaudet and Fischer herald in the New Year at the Concertgebouw

By , 06 January 2016
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A miraculous Lohengrin at the Concertgebouw

By , 18 December 2015
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Paavo Järvi and Baiba Skride join the RCO for great Britten and Ravel

By , 11 December 2015
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Jakub Hrůša's striking debut with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 29 November 2015
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A very political concerto: John Adams' Scheherazade.2 in Amsterdam

By , 15 October 2015
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Stunning contrasts: Nelsons and Jansen electrify the Concertgebouw

By , 16 September 2015
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A dreamy summer: Bezuidenhout and the RCO charm with refreshing Mozart

By , 21 August 2015
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Paper Doll: William Kentridge screens an elusive Lulu at the Holland Festival

By , 01 June 2015
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Highly Charged Shostakovich from Incomparable Kavakos with Gergiev and the RCO

By , 02 April 2015
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Fabulous soloists in the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra’s St John Passion

By , 27 March 2015
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Inspired by folk music: Mariss Jansons' farewell performance with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 20 March 2015
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Stingless Strauss but iridescent Mahler from the Royal Concertgebouw

By , 11 February 2015
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A family affair: the Labèque sisters and Semyon Bychkov at the Concertgebouw

By , 05 February 2015
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Courageous Helmchen steps in at the Concertgebouw

By , 22 January 2015
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Blinding beauty in the RCO’s Mahler 3 under Daniele Gatti

By , 15 January 2015
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A stellar selection of rhapsodies from Mariss Jansons at the Concertgebouw

By , 21 December 2014
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"It's About Time" with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

By , 12 December 2014
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Berg's Violin Concerto masterfully performed by Kavakos, Gatti and the RCO

By , 03 December 2014
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Mahler 6 seals Gatti's Concertgebouw coronation

By , 27 November 2014
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A very Mahlerian Shostakovich

By , 23 October 2014
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Alexander Gavrylyuk delivers exquisite Rachmaninov, while Schønwandt misses the mark

By , 03 October 2014
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Sublime Varèse and Ligeti in the Concertgebouw

By , 25 September 2014
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Amsterdam

Mariss Jansons, Yuja Wang and the RCO delight in the Russian repertoire

By , 17 September 2014
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Berlin

Concertgebouw Orchestra and Jansons impress with Strauss at the Berlin Festival

By , 06 September 2014
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Edinburgh

Magical results from Jansons and the Concertgebouw at the Edinburgh International Festival

By , 27 August 2014
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Amsterdam

Excellence with Kavakos and Brahms, Tradition with Jansons and Strauss

By , 25 August 2014
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Meet the Royal Concertgebouw with Eight Seasons from Vivaldi and Piazzolla

By , 27 June 2014
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A Showcase of Soundscapes: George Benjamin at the Concertgebouw

By , 20 June 2014
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